2015 marks United Way’s 50th year in our community. Over the next few months we’ll celebrate with a look back at the people, the achievements, and the spirit that makes us all Winnipeggers. “It was to inspire our neighbours to respond more generously than ever before to the human needs around us. …So that children
With Susan Lewis’ announcement this January that she would retire after nearly 30 years as United Way’s President & CEO, the search was on. Following a thorough recruitment process that began this spring, United Way’s Board of Trustees today announced that our very own Connie Walker has been selected as the incoming President & CEO of United Way of Winnipeg.
Our annual Community Luncheon & AGM is one the best moments of the year: old friends coming together to celebrate everything we’ve done together and all the progress we’ve seen in the past year. We were pleased to share the day with Premier Selinger, Mayor Katz, staff and volunteers from over 100 agency partners, business
Our Community Luncheon, followed by our AGM, is a chance every June to meet with our friends and reflect on the past year in Winnipeg. We’d love to see you there. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling or emailing our office. Tickets are for the luncheon; attending the AGM at 1:15 is free.
Goodbye to a visionary leader: Susan Lewis to step down as United Way of Winnipeg President and CEO.
After over four decades of dedicated service to our community, United Way Winnipeg’s President and CEO Susan Lewis recently announced that she will be stepping down later this year. Susan first joined this United Way in 1973 as a Campaign Division Director, and in 1974 became the first female Campaign Director in Canada. In 1986
Nearly 1000 Winnipeggers came out to United Way’s Annual General Meeting on June 20, 2012 to show that we are stronger together. Among them was the Honourable Philip S. Lee, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, who shared his thoughts on the gathering: “Looking out at this luncheon gathering, I see a reflection of the Manitoba I
Imagine Canada announced its new Standards Program today, and United Way of Winnipeg is pleased to be one of the first organizations to meet the full accreditation requirements. Designed to strengthen public confidence in the charitable and non-profit sector, the program offers a Canada-wide set of 73 standards for charities and non-profits to strengthen their
Their ranks include a writer and a singer, business leaders and a humble pastor.
It was a housewarming like no other!
We were thrilled to debut the 580 Main Street Meeting Room for the first time last week, hosting a workshop for the Community University Research & Evaluation Collaborative.